folliculitis

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fol·lic·u·li·tis

 (fə-lĭk′yə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a follicle, especially of a hair follicle.

[Latin folliculus, follicle; see follicle + -itis.]

folliculitis

(fəˌlɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) med inflammation of a follicle or follicles, esp hair follicles
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Noun1.folliculitis - inflammation of a hair follicle
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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fol·lic·u·li·tis

n. foliculitis, infl. de un folículo, gen. un folículo piloso.

folliculitis

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It is always important to distinguish between pyotraumatic dermatitis from pyotraumatic folliculitis, which can be done by observing the satellite lesions of papules or crusts indicating folliculitis, when surrounding apparently normal area is shaved.